Curriculum Vitae Professor Dr. Stefanie Schmahl

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Schmahl, LL.M.
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Schmahl, LL.M.

Current position:

Full Professor of German and Foreign Public Law, Public International Law and European Law

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany

Personal data:

Born: 1969 in Mainz, Germany


1988-1993: Law studies (Mainz, Geneva and Heidelberg)

1993: First state examination in law (Rhineland-Palatinate)

1993: Diplôme Supérieur de Droit Comparé, Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé, Strasbourg

1994-1995: LL.M., Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

1996: Dr. iur., Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz

1997: Second state examination in law (Rhineland-Palatinate)

2004: Habilitation, University of Potsdam


Employment history:

January-June 1998:“Conseil juridique“ at Feddersen Laule Scherzberg & Ohle Hansen Ewerwahn law firm (now: White & Case); Brussels
1998-2004:Research assistant at the Chair for Constitutional Law, Public International Law and European Law; University of Potsdam


Senior research assistant, ibidem


Interim Professorships at the Universities of Tübingen, Regensburg, Bremen and Düsseldorf

2007-current:Full Professor of German and Foreign Public Law, Public International Law and European Law; Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Easter Term 2015:Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law of the University of Cambridge


Academic-administrative activities and further professional functions:

1999-2008: Guest Professor for European Union Law at the Federal Academy of Public Administration
Since 2003: Fellow of the Institute of Local Government Studies at the University of Potsdam
2008-2010: Legal Expert on "Child-friendly Justice", Council of Europe
Since 2008: Member of the Academic Advisory Board "National Model United Nations" at the University of Würzburg
Since 2009: Liaison lecturer of the German National Academic Foundation
2009-2010: Member of the Commission for Academic Studies and Teaching, University of Würzburg
2010-2013: Dean of studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Würzburg
Since 2011: Delegate of the Würzburg Faculty of Law for the exchange with the Faculté de Droit of the Université de Caen
2011: Counsel on behalf of the Federal Government of Germany at a proceeding before the European Court of Human Rights

Member of the Opens external link in new windowIndependent Committee concerning the law of members of Parliament at the German Bundestag


Alternate member of the Opens external link in new windowManagement Board of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Since 2015:Member of the Advisory Council to the Opens external link in new windowInternational Nuremberg Principles Academy